Berlinblase is back


Berlinblase.deWith Barcamps abound and the Web2Expo just around the corner, it’s time to once more kick off a few side projects. One I’m particularly fond of is Berlinblase. (I hinted at it here.) Johannes Kleske was so kind to write up a neat brief summary, so please allow me to simply quote at length:

Yep, we’re back! After our first attempts with rather spontaneous group-mashup blogging for the Berlin web week (Barcamp Berlin 2 and Web 2.0 Expo) last year, we intend to take it to a new level this time. Tumblr is awesome and helped us to get things started but we want more. And WordPress looked so damn hot … that’s why we set up this new group blog. Content-wise we will cover a lot more then last year, starting today with the Barcamp in Stuttgart. Look to the top right for a list of all the main events we will be bubbling from. We will still aggregate all the interesting articles, pics and media bits about these events. But we will also bring you a lot more original content and personal opinions from our crew, flavored with tasty podcasts, spicy interviews and of course, delicious live twittering. As you know, we are very passionate about the various spheres x.0. We have met some of the most amazing people and found truly mind blowing ideas in ‘this thing’ we affectionately call “the bubble 2.0”. We love to hype the cool stuff like crazy. But we will also call you out if you give us BS ;-) So, a hot new season of conferences and barcamps is upon us and we will try to be your inside source. But most of all we’re looking forward to meet as much of you guys as possible. Because in the end, we’re in this for the friendships and yes, the cold ones with old and hopefully many, many new friends. Keep on bubbling! Peace.

Barcamp & Web 2.0 Expo Berlin


Barcamp Berlin

It’s been a bit quite here on the blog, but that’s a good sign: It’s been rather busy during the last couple of weeks, what with Barcamp and Web 2.0 Expo coming to Berlin. So there’s a few things to announce and share.

First of all, and some of you may know this already, I’m thrilled to be working for Netzpiloten.com for awhile. Namely, I’ll be managing editor for Blogpiloten.de. Blogpiloten.de is a German online magazine showing what’s important in the German Social Web sphere and introducing the folks who actively shape the social web. It’s been exciting during the last couple of weeks as I’ve been getting to know everybody there, so keep an eye on the mag as we’ll be quite productive during the next couple of weeks. Also, on Blogpiloten.de there will be plenty of coverage on the Web 2.0 Expo Berlin (mostly German, sorry).

Which brings us to my second point: Berlin will be host to the web folks from all over this week and next. With Barcamp Berlin and Web 2.0 Expo Berlin hitting the city, it’s going to be a fun and interesting week indeed. So many cool folks to meet, so many events to attend. (At this point a big thank you is in order to the PR folks and organizers of the conferences: Great job, thank you!)

This week’s going to be pretty cool, so I’m looking forward to meeting a lot of you folks, and to eventually put some faces to those email addresses, twitter names and blogs. Welcome to Berlin!

If you’d like to meet up, get in touch:

(If there’s going to be any photos posted on Flickr, they’ll be labeled web2expo.)